Greensboro, NC, May 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Jul 12-14 (Davenport, IA), Jul 14-16 (Jackson, MS), Jun 9-11 (Greensboro, NC), Jun 9-11 (Columbus, OH), May 26-28 (Columbia, SC), Jun 23-25 (Knoxville, TN), Jul 7-9 (Madison, WI)
These courses are offered by Workplace INTEGRA, Inc. a Greensboro, NC based hearing conservation and data management company.
Courses are approved and instructors are certified by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC). The 20-hour initial certification training is referenced in both OSHA and MSHA noise standards. It is designed to train personnel conducting hearing testing; implementing or supervising hearing conservation programs.
The 8-hour course is required every 5 years by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) for Occupational Hearing Conservationist to maintain hearing testing certification. The 8-hour refresher certification training is approved and instructors are certified by CAOHC. It is designed to provide updated information and answer questions that may have arisen over the past 5 years.
Topics in both classes include:
Review of anatomy, physiology and diseases of the ear
Review of sound measurement and noise exposure
Hearing testing using manual and automatic audiometers
Calibration of audiometer and requirements for test booths
Record keeping and OSHA 300 logging
Standard Threshold Shift (STS) identification and follow-up
Medical referral in hearing conservation program
Hearing protection attenuation, fitting, dispensing and monitoring
Hearing conservation educational programs
OSHA occupational noise standard
Materials Provided; A course manual with reference and working materials including many useful forms is provided. Practice audiometers and sample hearing protectors for fitting exercises are dispensed and made available to course participants.
About Workplace INTEGRA, Inc: Workplace INTEGRA, Inc. offers over 40 CAOHC courses in 21 locations. Three of the CAOHC Course Directors at Workplace INTEGRA, Inc were listed on the top 25 CAOHC course directors page for 2009 and again in 2010.
In addition to teaching CAOHC Courses; Workplace INTEGRA is a health & safety data management company that offers an in-house programmed and supported software product called Workplace Applications. Workplace Applications software is available for companies to help with tracking critical health & safety data. This data can include hearing and pulmonary tests, which actually can be brought over automatically from an audiometer or spirometer. Detailing any injury, illness, or health visit that a company needs to track, such as a fall or slip, as an example, is an easy task to complete with Workplace Applications software. The "Nurses Notes" area is very popular with users, allowing a place to detail incidents.
Call 888 WPI 0001 with questions or to register. You may also register on-line and pay by credit card at (www.workplaceintegra.com)